Vic Weingartner

Piano Teacher

Vic initially started playing by ear when he was four years old by playing songs he would hear his father often play. He then took lessons with his  grandmother, and took to it well. Once advanced enough, he studied classical piano focusing on Royal Conservatory up to grade 10, regularly achieving first class honours on examinations.

During this time he played at recitals, and placed multiple times in Kiwanis festivals.

Later, Vic was assistant organist at St John’s Lutheran Church in Hamilton, playing at for occasions such as weddings, dinners and functions

Vic eventually began to expand his piano repertoire to contemporary and rock music. He regularly performs in local bands, playing piano, keyboards, and guitar.

To inquire about lessons with Vic please email

Tony Nesbitt-Larking

Drums & Guitar Teacher

Meet Tony Nesbitt-Larking. Tony is a Juno-nominated multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, specializing in drums and guitar. He performs, records, teaches, composes and tours in a variety of styles and contexts.  

Tony has released 2 solo albums, 2011’s self-titled, Tony Nesbitt-Larking, and 2013’s Deep Space

Tony’s musical education started with many years of private lessons on drums and guitar, and progressed to studies at the Etobicoke School For The Arts (Percussion Major), and Humber College (Bachelor of Contemporary and Applied Music). 

Tony has toured North America extensively, as well as Europe and Japan, and has played at many notable venues, including Massey Hall in Toronto, Bowery Ballroom in New York, and Paradiso in Amsterdam.

Tony has been featured on over 30 commercially released albums over the past 15 years, including Population - The Most Serene Republic (Arts & Crafts label), Flower City After Dusk - The Sole Pursuit, and While It’s Still Light Out - Andrew Austin. 

Tony is currently teaching online drums, guitar, and theory lessons, and is working with various artists and groups when his schedule permits. He is also working on his 3rd solo album, his 1st drum instruction book, and his 1st drumming tips book. 

To inquire about lessons with Tony please email

Sophia Rosedale

Fiddle, Piano, Voice & Stepdance

Meet Sophia Rosedale . Sophia teaches fiddle, piano, voice and stepdance lessons at Celina's String Studio.

Sophia Rosedale is a multi-instrumentalist having taken part in contests and gigs over the years. She began step dancing at the age of 5 and has been teaching step dance for over 6 years. At age 9 Sophia began to take old time fiddle lessons with Chuck Joyce in London up until (2019) and continued lessons in fiddle, step, and tap online for a year. Having grown up around music, Sophia and her siblings started a family band, playing for multiple gigs over the years at local markets, nursing homes, Christmas functions, Church socials, family reunions and more. In Spring of 2023 Sophia performed multiple times with local fiddle champion Celine Murray. Having a piano in the house her whole life encouraged Sophia to play regularly and was able to share her skills with the local community by offering beginner piano lessons in 2018-present. 

Online school in gr. 10 and 11 enabled Sophia to take high school credits in guitar, keyboard, and vocal, further enhancing her musical skills and abilities. Sophia will be starting at Western University 2023, taking a Bachelor of Fine Arts/Studio Art. Musical theatre has been a passion for Sophia all through her childhood and into her teen years, most recently performing in Cinderella at the Palace Theatre (2022) and as Ms. Honey in Matilda at HCC Strathroy (2023). Delving into vocal lessons (2021-2023) helped her thrive into the many genres of vocal repertoire, offering opportunities to perform on stage multiple times.  

Having had years of personal experience, combined with her love of teaching, Sophiais excited to have this opportunity to be able to share her love of the performing arts with the local community. 

To inquire about lessons with Sophia please email